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1 Gal. Lo and Behold 'Blue Chip Jr.' Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) Live Shrub, Blue-Purple Flowers

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  • Small, compact shrub grows 2 ft. tall and wide in full sun
  • Features attractive blue-purple blooms and silver-green leaves
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Mature Dimensions
Hardiness Zone
Sun Needs
Water Needs
Bloom Season
Wildlife Attractant
Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant
Lo and Behold 'Blue Chip Jr.' butterfly bush from Proven Winners features attractive blue and purple blooms with silver and green leaves. This shrub attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds while resisting deer.
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  • 1.5-2.5 ft. tall and 1.5-2 ft. wide at maturity
  • Full sun (8 hours) required
  • Hardy in zones 5-9, be sure to check your USDA zone to ensure success
  • 1 Gallon shrubs are 6-14 in. tall and about 1-year old at shipment, varies by season and plant



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Ratings
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Sun ToleranceFull SunFull SunFull SunFull Sun
Mature Height (in.)48 in.18 in.96 in.72 in.
Additional CharacteristicsDeer ResistantDeer Resistant,Drought TolerantDeer Resistant,Drought TolerantAttracts Butterflies,Deer Resistant,Drought Tolerant,Low Maintenance,Privacy,Salt Tolerant
Common NameButterfly BushButterfly BushHibiscusPrivet
Hardiness Zone5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)10 (30 to 40 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Evergreen or DeciduousDeciduousDeciduousDeciduousEvergreen
Water RequirementsTwice a weekTwice a weekTwice a weekWhen soil is dry
Annual / PerennialPerennialPerennialPerennialPerennial
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Mature Dimensions
Hardiness Zone
Sun Needs
Water Needs
Bloom Season
Wildlife Attractant
Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height (in.)
18 in.
Mature Width (in.)
20 in.
Mature Width (in.)
20

Details

Additional Characteristics
Deer Resistant,Drought Tolerant
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
8
Best Time to Plant
Spring
Blossom Color
Blue
Botanical Name
Buddleia
Common Name
Butterfly Bush
Evergreen or Deciduous
Deciduous
Fragrance
Fragrant
Granular (Yes/No)
No
Growth Habit
Mounded
Hardiness Zone
5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Optimal Soil Condition
Neutral
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
20-32
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
Bees,Butterflies,Hummingbirds
Wildlife Deterred
Deer

Questions & Answers

18Questions16Answers

I live in zone 6ish to 7. I want to plant this in a large barrel. Will it survive the winter?

Asked by 19cLinda September 23, 2020
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Answer

Hello 19cLinda, Thank you for reaching out to us. Our Blue Chip Jr will be hardy in zones 5-9. When planting in a container permanently, you will need to be located two zones above the lowest zone year-round. Otherwise your plant will have to be properly overwintered or planted in a landscape in the fall. I hope this helps! If you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to us at 734-654-7485 or helpdesk@provenwinnersdirect.com. Best Regards, Tabatha

Do the butterfly bushes get cut back when they finish blooming in the fall?

Asked by Mjm July 12, 2020
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Answer

Hello Mjm, Thank you for reaching out to us. We recommend pruning in the spring after the new growth emerges. Many people cut their butterfly bush back in autumn, as part of their fall clean up. But particularly in cold climates, this can leave your butterfly bush more susceptible to damage over winter. I hope this helps! If you have any additional questions, please feel free to reach out to us at 734-654-7485 or helpdesk@provenwinnersdirect.com. Best Regards, Tabatha

Are these treated with pesticides, or are they safe for butterflies?

Asked by Ame July 7, 2020
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Answers

Butterfly bushes attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

I live in Florida, zone 10. Our irrigation system is from a brackish well. What is the salt tol...

Asked by CW March 31, 2020
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Answer

Hi CW, Lo and Behold Blue Chip Jr Butterfly Bush is hardy in zones 5-9 and would not survive in zone 10. Check out our Mojave plants .If you have any additional questions please feel free to contact us here at Proven Winners Direct. (734)654-7485 or helpdesk@provenwinnersdirect.com Best Regards, Shae

Hello. I'd like to plant 15EA.I would appreciate it if you could tell me the type and quantity of...

Asked by BETHHAN July 11, 2019
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Answer

Hello Bethhan, We recommend that you use Proven Winners All Purpose Potting Soil for all of our plants. As for the spacing on this plant, we advise that you plant the Blue Chip Jr. about 1.5-2ft apart depending on how close you want them to grow together. I hope this information helps. If you have any more questions, feel free to contact us on our hotline (734) 654-7485. Happy planting, Jade

Am I to cut off the blooms when they’re dead or let them fall off?

Asked by Lori July 3, 2019
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Answers

If you deadhead the flowers after theyve bloomed, it will make the bush reflower.

Where do these plants ship from? Part of advertisement shows Home Depot?

Asked by JPK May 30, 2017
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Answers

Shipped from proven winners

Is the 3 gallon available with fee shipping as well

Asked by May 11, 2017
1
Answer

Not at the moment look for deal later

How tall does this plant get? Does it spread out as in the photo and remain short?

Asked by Harry March 31, 2017
2
Answers

After 2 years mine is ~ 18-20" wide x 18-20" tall.

In central Texas, the sun can be brutal to some plants. Can this actually take full sun or should it get some shade?

Asked by Jaxy February 26, 2017
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Answers

My plant is planted in a bed mixed w/other bushes in full sun on a stone retaining wall. I give them all extra water in August when we have little to no rain and they are all doing fine.

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.1
    out of 127 reviews
  • 87% recommend this product
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Great plant and Customer Service
I ordered two plants and they arrived healthy. Even though we were in the middle of a heatwave the plants were well watered and well packed prior to leaving the nursery as they arrived and the soil was not dry and the plants were healthy and some branches still had blooms. The plants were also a proper size— not small or anything.
by RA
1 person found this helpful
Terrible plants. Had to return.
Terrible plants. Had to return.
by mbb06
1 person found this helpful
I sent in a complaint. My product has dried and shriveled up.
I sent in a complaint. My product has dried and shriveled up.
by Sixpack
1 person found this helpful
The plant size was bigger than I thought it would be, which is great for me. It is healthy and se...
The plant size was bigger than I thought it would be, which is great for me. It is healthy and seems to be thriving where I planted it and is just starting to have some blossoms. Very pleased with this purchase!
by PapaC
A bit disappointed
Butterfly plant arrived in a secure box. Inside the box was a potted plant. The potting soil around the plant was dryer than what would come out of a freshly opened bag of potting soil and the plants leaves were wilted. I immediately watered the plant and let it set overnight to absorb the water. Hoping that the leaves would recover. The next morning I planted it in a pot, set up the drip line and hoped that it would survive. I checked the moisture in the soil daily. A week later, it is surviving. I trimmed off the dead branches, dead flowers and dead leaves so that the new leaves could get all the sunshine the plant needs to survive. It doesn't look like the full plant in the picture, but it is trying by putting out new buds that should be in flower soon. Hopefully it will fill out and look like the picture.
by RITA
Response from Proven WinnersJul 1, 2016
Hi farmgirl95602,

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed when you received your plant, but glad that it is doing well now. If you call us at (734) 654- 7485 we would be happy to send you some fertilizer to help your plant thrive.

Best regards,

Fallon
3 people found this helpful
Eagerly awaiting the blooming flowers
The 1 gal. Lo and Behold Blue Chip Jr. ColorChoice Buddleia Butterfly Bush Shrub arrived extremely well packaged in a box on my doorstep. The plant unpacked easily and was healthy upon arrival. I immediately transplanted the plant from it's container and have been monitoring it's health for the past few weeks. The plant has yet to bloom but is still in excellent health. The plant foliage and branches are about 12 to 14 inches around.
by schlafe
2 people found this helpful
Going to be a beauty!
I love to garden, so I was very excited to receive this bush. It came well packaged in a well ventilated card board box that kept it protected during shipping. I popped it out of the container and immediately watered it. Now, it is planted and growing quickly with all the rain that we have had. It is too early for it to flower, but I have attached a photo of what it will look like in a few short months. And... it came from Michigan. How can you go wrong?!
by Melissa
1 person found this helpful
Amazing shape
Amazing shape this plant was in when I got it. It came shipped and I never imagined they could do it so well. It came well packaged and ready to plant in the ground. All I had to do was give it some water when I got it out of the box and it is growing away! In fact, I have it sitting in the back yard still in the pot for the past 2 weeks! As the wife has not given instructions on where to plant it. It is growing wonderfully and with the wet spring we are getting I don't even have to water it, hehe....
by achersaway
1 person found this helpful
Very healthy plant
Very pleased with this product. The plant was delivered in a carton box with some clever designed holes. It is a good size bush shrub. Leaves are very green and the soil was still fairly moist. Good looking shrub, no flowers yet, although some buds are there. Impatient to see the plant blooming! Highly recommend this vendor: plants seem well treated, and I will definitively order through them again.
by Tom79
1 person found this helpful
Nice Medium Sized Plant
This plant came fairly well packed. The ends of two side branches broke in transit, but they were small. This plant is 16" tall and about 12" across. Since this grows to 20" to 28", the plant is halfway there. The plant was a little on the dry side when arrived, but not wilted. There were no growing instructions included which would be nice. Though I guess you can find the information on the internet. Just received this plant last week and it is already putting out new growth. Can't wait to see the blooms.
by sd5cats
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